C64 Mini Announced

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  1. drwhojan

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    10 print "I What SD Card for All Games!"
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    run............

    brake

    load "midnight resistance"
    run

    Play, loading SD card
     
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  2. sarkwalvein

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    please, optimize your code!

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  3. SonicfanCEMUTesting

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    Depends...
     
  4. chrisrlink

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    hmm wonder what arch iit uses my bet is arm but would be cool if we hacked the security on it and put Amiga OS 3.x workbench (bet you somebody will figure it out and do it as a POC) since their are 2 USB ports plug in a USB HDD or mem stick
     
  5. SLiV3R

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    A second thought: this sucks. No working keyboard???
     
  6. Harsky

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    Should we start taking bets on the next console to be given the mini treatment?

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    I do hope more will follow (Amiga 500 Mini and Amiga 1200 mini, sorry no 600 mini, no keypad and not all A500 games are compatible (ok, maybe 95% is)
    A descent ZX Spectrum mini (no not the crap they sell in stores now) and i sure would no mind a MSX/MSX-2 mini (most preffered)
     
  8. Tom Bombadildo

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    I forgot
    My dad would love one of these, he used to own like 3 or 4 Commodore 64's that he kept around for shits and giggles for many years before giving them away to family. They're also making a "full sized" version as well, which I imagine will have a fully working keyboard and tape/floppy/cartridge support (which would be awesome).
     
  9. sarkwalvein

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    I admit I still have a box full of 160KB DD floppies somewhere around, with games written on them around 30 years ago. Could be nice to use them again (and against all odds, last time I tried them some 10 years ago they still worked, magnetic media... 20 years old by then... wtf)
    Anyway... who the fuck would go hunting for 5 1/4" floppies in some forgotten American ICBM launch site (oh wait, they used 8" floppies) to use in such a device?
     
  10. Tom Bombadildo

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    I forgot
    A lot of people still have old floppies sitting around in various places, and there are still places that sell 5 1/4" floppies. Though I would imagine it'd at least receive a minor update, maybe a 3.5" drive instead (since tooons of people still manufacture those). Or maybe even USB support, who knows?
     
  11. Catsinabucket

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    Despite never having used a C64, I think this is just adorable
     
  12. ScarletDreamz

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    it does states that you can use it as a media center pc.
     
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    Erm, mind pointing out where? All I see them say is you can run BASIC programs, that's it.

    I mean, unless you know of a media center program written entirely in BASIC :unsure:
     
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  14. ScarletDreamz

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    Unless this is not what it meant, im confused:
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    They're being "witty" there I think, cuz in their own About section "As befits a home computer you can also plug in a standard USB PC keyboard and use as a classic C64 to type in those old BASIC computer listings or program new games."
     
  16. ScarletDreamz

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    >.> false publicity, i see...
     
  17. 0100100001001001

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    I want a mini Tamagotchi :wtf:

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  18. Duckling

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    Is the keyboard a fully functional one or is just a housing?

    I would totally buy the console just for the keyboard
     
  19. wolfmankurd

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    Eh, I wasn't a huge fan of the C64 but I am glad more retro stuff is coming out.

    Sad UG and BG are gone!

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  20. 0100100001001001

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    Ohhh, you missed out! I hope they keep the load times to keep things authentic, you would have been amazed at how amazingly fast the load times were on this thing.